OT: MacBookPro advice needed.

Douglas dougtechie at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Apr 28 03:48:16 CDT 2010


If buying new, always check out the Apple Refurb Store at
(For the UK)
http://store.apple.com/uk/browse/home/specialdeals/mac?mco=OTY2ODY3Nw
(For the US)
http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/specialdeals/mac?mco=OTY2ODY3Nw

You can save several hundred pounds and you still get the full warranty etc.

I saved 300 UK pounds on a MacBook Pro 17" (last model) which I am 
really impressed with - the new ones must be quite something!

> On Apr 27, 2010, at 3:46 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
> I'd like advice in two areas .....
>>
>> 1. Should I buy the 13-inch or the 15-inch ?
>> I can compare the screen sizes, and the resolution and even the 
>> relative weights.
>> But I don't have a realistic idea of how much faster the Intel i5 is 
>> over the older Dual Core.
>> So any advice about performance, or pointers to reliable benchmark 
>> sites for Mac ?
>>
>>
>> 2. I plan to dual-boot or triple-boot OSX, Win 7 and Linux (some 
>> kind). Probably just using Bootcamp, but I might want to use VmWare 
>> or other VM later.
>> Any advice on setting the machine up to make this easy ?
>>
>> Thanks
>




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